Theresa May and Angela Merkel meet for bilateral talks Play

Theresa May and Angela Merkel meet for bilateral talks

UK Prime Minister Theresa May met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss freedom of movement between EU countries as well as partnerships with Africa and the worldwide economy. Speaking at a press conference both Merkel and May pointed out that the leaders were not meeting to discuss Brexit in detail because the decision of Britain to leave the European Union was accepted by Germany. Nov 18, 2016
British taxpayers to fund huge £369m refurbishment of Buckingham Palace Play

British taxpayers to fund huge £369m refurbishment of Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace requires urgent repair work costing tax payers £369m. The refurbishment is expected to take 10 years during which the Queen will remain in residence. An independent survey warned of a risk of serious damage should repairs be delayed.The refurbishment is also supposed to “future-proof” the palace for the next 50 years. The repairs will be funded by increasing the Sovereign Grant from 15% to 25%. Nov 18, 2016